Monthly Archives: January 2011

Day 52

(48 days ’til spring) Time for some end of the month tabulations.  Since January included two eat-it-down weeks plus a few days out of town, I’ve been looking forward to adding up the monthly grocery receipts.  For the month I … Continue reading

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Day 51

(49 days ’til spring) I work with a woman who is my climate opposite.  As I merrily go through summer, she does nothing but complain about the heat.  Winter comes around and she’s all smiles while I’m counting the days … Continue reading

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Day 50

(50 days ’til spring) It seems like a good weekend to tackle some projects around the house.  One of those projects is related to another of my goals for the year.  I have set a goal of discarding 26 things.  … Continue reading

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Day 49

(51 days ’til spring) This morning’s rush hour was about as close as this aspiring Buddhist would ever want to get to personally being involved in a road rage incident.  See if you can play along with this one home-gamers. … Continue reading

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Day 48

(52 days ’til spring) Now that I’ve made it back from my travels, it’s time for some explaining about the winter vacation.  Again, some may be questioning how a vacation fits in with the 99 Days of Cheap. First, let … Continue reading

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Day 47

(53 days ’til spring) Greetings from the lovely Hotel Sierra somewhere in the vicinity of the Raleigh Durham Airport.  Why I am in the lovely Hotel Sierra involves a story that might require more energy than I have at this point.  Let’s just … Continue reading

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Day 46

(54 days ’til spring) Do people still play games?  I don’t mean mind games or video games.  I’m talking about board games or card games.  Things that require human interaction.  Monopoly, Scrabble, Liars Dice, naked Twister. When I think of those … Continue reading

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